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Boehner Thanked for Opposing Funding Cut to Medicare Beneficiaries
Date:6/18/2008

tter to Secretary Leavitt states that "On average, SNFs lose $13 per day in caring for Medicaid patients. With that in mind, the substantial reduction to the Medicare payments will have an even greater impact on a SNFs ability to provide quality care. Given that both Medicare and Medicaid overlap and impact the type of care provided to aging seniors, it's important that payment policies for both programs properly reflect innovative and high quality care."

The letter goes on to state that: "The administration should be commended for its previous support for policies that moved many high acuity patients into SNFs. While these patients may have otherwise been cared for in higher cost facilities, the success of these policies helped to save Medicare $709 million in 2006 alone."

The full text of Boehner's letter is available at http://www.ohca.org/uploads/news/Boehner.pdf.

The Ohio Health Care Association is a non-profit association of nearly 700 skilled nursing facilities, assisted living residences, and facilities for people with mental retardation and developmental disabilities, caring for 59,000 Ohioans. It is the largest long-term care association in the state, and the only chartered Ohio affiliate of the American Health Care Association, representing 12,000 long-term care facilities nationwide.


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